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India — Pakistan and Russia — Ukraine: What if We Compare the Two?

... administration, has already existed longer than the Soviet Union. Although it did lose its eastern provinces back in 1971, which would later become the independent state of Bangladesh. Andrey Kortunov: To Stay or Not to Stay? Seven Concerns Russia Has about the OSCE Besides, potentials of the legs in both pairs are obviously asymmetric. India is far larger, richer and stronger than Pakistan, while the same is true for Russia vis-a-vis Ukraine. That said, neither Pakistan nor Ukraine is so weak that India or ...


OSCE Role in Arms Control Discussed at Russia-NATO International Expert Dialogue Meeting

... public leaders from Russia, the USA, and European NATO member-states. The organizers of the dialog on the Russian side included RAS Institute for the U.S. and Canadian Studies and RAS Institute of Europe. The first meeting focused on the role of the OSCE in the field of arms control and confidence-building measures in Europe. Keynote speech was made by Ambassador Thomas Greminger, former OSCE Secretary General. The discussion was moderated by Sergey Rogov, Academic Director of RAS Institute for the ...


Meeting with Polish Ambassador to Russia Krzysztof Krajewski

... course of the meeting with the Polish diplomat included bilateral Russian-Polish relations, as well as more general issues of Russia's interaction with the European Union and NATO. The discussion also touched upon the prospects for the development of the OSCE in the context of the upcoming Polish chairmanship of this organization in 2022. The Polish Ambassador was informed about RIAC short-term work plans on the European vector of research.


Meeting with Austrian Diplomat Martin Sajdik

On November 19, 2020, Martin Sajdik, renowned Austrian diplomat, international lawyer and public figure, former Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in the Trilateral Contact Group on the implementation of the peace agreement for eastern Ukraine, visited Russian International Affairs Council. In the course of the meeting, the sides discussed issues of possible interaction ...


Russian Approaches to Improving OSCE Effectiveness Discussed with Thomas Greminger

On February 13, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with Thomas Greminger, OSCE Secretary General, and with the OSCE Secretariat On February 13, 2020, Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, had a meeting with Thomas Greminger, OSCE Secretary General, and with the OSCE Secretariat. Russian approaches to improving OSCE effectiveness ...


Ukraine: Geopolitical View of the Interested International Actors

... opportunity to rebuild trust. How can Russia, Ukraine and western partners understand that they have shared values? — the negotiation platforms, on the base of international institutions, such as Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), etc. In this article, I aim to look at the global structure and the roots of the Ukrainian conflict, in the context of historical, socio-cultural and political aspects. The typology of international actors and the structure of their interests Andrey ...


How to Stop NATO

... the countries in the “shared neighbourhood” will require attempts to strip the organization of its current monopoly on the European security agenda, which can be achieved by strengthening the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), developing regional cooperation mechanisms and creating inclusive pan-European regimes regulating individual dimensions of European security. Europe does have a positive experience of "outsourcing" its security issues. For instance, the ...


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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
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